Freda likes playing school, but she doesn't always say “please” or “thank you.” With the help of her friends, Freda learns how to be polite. Stuart J. Murphy uses Visual Learning strategies to help young children see and learn how to be polite—a key social skill.
Students' mapping skills will skyrocket with the use of the Map Skills-themed Practice Makes Perfect series from Teacher Created Resources! Each eBook contains activities perfect for enhancing students' competencies, usable as independent classwork, homework, or even as additional practice. Additionally, each eBook will display on the cover and in the table of contents if additional test practice pages are included. This series focuses on skills involving using maps, and aims for students to excel at this lifelong skill.
Building Skills by Exploring MapsMaps hold the promise of an adventure. And children really want to know how to read them. At the same time, they still need a lot of practice with the basic map skills of using latitude and longitude, locating places on a grid, estimating distances using scale, using indexes, and understanding common map symbols. This series uses age-appropriate maps to provide opportunities to practice these skills. Background information at the top of each page provides either more information about a map skill or interesting facts about the subject of the map.
This eight-lesson program prepares children to deal with a problem that affects all children - either as a victim, bystander, or bully. Using stories, role-play, music, puppets, and accompanying activities, Mrs. Grasshopper, the teacher, helps children learn how Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant learned to deal with the bully, Big Beetle. Includes lesson plans; stories--a continuing story is presented in each lesson as Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant face the bully; role-plays--students act out ways to handle difficult bullying situations; reproducible lyric sheets; reproducible activity sheets, and information on bullying for adults. For use with small groups or classroom guidance.
Teach essential map skills with full-color transparencies, accompanied by mini-lessons and activities! Students will learn how to read a map and map key, find directions using a compass rose, navigate a floor plan, interpret symbols, and more!
Invite students to explore urban, suburban, and rural communities with this collection of fun and ready-to-go mapping activity pages. Kids will plan their own city, read a shopping mall floor map, create a grid map for a dinosaur excavation site, and much more. Reproducibles reinforce key map concepts, such as distance and scale, cardinal directions, picture and abstract symbols, coordinates, and more. A fun way to connect kids to the world!
Ideas and information to help young learners understand the basics of reading and following maps. Students will learn about a compass rose, direction words, map symbols and using a map legend. Continents, hemispheres, meridians, latitude and longitude will be introduced and students will enjoy the fun maps that lead to learning distances and problem solving.
Outline Maps of Canada is an important resource to help introduce and review mapping skills, with an emphasis on Canadian maps. Almost every map included can be used to teach or review the use of: directions on a compass rose, symbols on a legend and mapping terms such as border, boundary and hemisphere. The maps will help students: recognize the shape of Canada; locate Canada in North America and the world; recognize and locate Canada's provinces, territories and capital cities; begin to recognize parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude; use simple scale on maps of Canada; provide starting points for inquiry or research on specific provinces and territories; use a grid on a map; locate and name rivers and large bodies of water.
Community Outreach is a great way for children to begin to learn what giving back is all about. This booklet provides ideas for students, along with instructions on how to plan for an activity. Each page gives the student an area for preparing based on the instructions giving for that activity. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own class.
Groups To Go makes it easy for the busy counselor to develop and present small groups. A compilation of 14 small groups divided into the three most desired topics for early elementary students - Behavior: Anger, Facing Reality, Attention-Seeking, Controlling Anger; Academic Improvement: Listening Study Skill, Concentration Study Skill, Another Year In The Same Grade, Time Management, Study Skills/Work Habits, Making The Decision To Learn; and Understanding Self And Others: Self-Esteem, Shy Or Withdrawn Students, Self Confidence, Friendship. Each session is laid out with its purpose, materials needed, and a step-by-step session plan. For use with small-group counseling.
This resource contains up-to-date maps of countries and regions of the world. It is designed to supplement geography studies, as well as develop a more comprehensive understanding of the geography of the world. Over 50 maps.
This clever program combines stories, stick puppets, and numerous reproducible activities to help students learn positive life skills. Froggy learns lessons on: consideration, feelings, arguing and fighting, sharing, bossiness, and playing too roughly. By listening to the stories or watching the puppet shows, discussing the questions, and completing the activities, children observe socially-accepted behaviors and actions and learn the consequences of unacceptable behaviors. Each unit includes lesson presentation directions, an original story, a puppet show presentation, and discussion questions. Includes 50+ reproducible activity sheets.
Five clever reproducible short stories that give young children the opportunity to learn about important life-skills and personalize each page with answers to comprehension questions and coloring. Each child may take his/her completed book home to share with family members. The lessons taught are: Quinton's Bad Words (Using bad language); The Rainbow (The value of cooperation); Terry's Old Clothes (The importance of not judging people by outward appearances); Kind Kurt (Kindness pays when trying to make friends); and Using Kind Words (The importance of saying nice things to others). Includes supplementary activities which can be used with each lesson and ASCA standards met for each story.
Sippi is a lovable, fun-loving pup who learns about good character traits through a series of encounters with his friends. In the first story about kindness, Sippi is made fun of because of her name and her striped tongue. Five other stories also elaborate on the character traits of honesty, citizenship, courage, respect, and trustworthiness. As children read or listen to the rhyming stories, they will learn about: friendship, lying, tattling, bullying, and cheating. Each story is a complete lesson with discussion questions and follow-up activities. Additional activities, including 30 reproducible Sippi bingo cards, can be used throughout the course of the lessons.
Challenge students to use their critical and creative thinking skills to solve puzzles, riddles, mazes, and more! The engaging activities in the Mind Twisters supplement all areas of the curriculum including language arts, social studies, science, math, and physical education.Activities include: Rebus mysteries Word association Math word search U.S.A. trivia Who's Who in History Scrambled inventions and much more!
These story-based lessons presented at an early age will help children develop life and decision-making skills that will serve them well throughout their lifetime. Children will cheer for Sammy Seed as he makes the critical decision not to give up and empathize with Rita Rabbit as she learns the value of making the critical decision to keep promises. Each story is a complete lesson that includes discussion questions and follow-up activities. Includes many relevant topics such as being kind, helping others, making good choices, being fair, thinking positively, following rules, setting goals, and much more!